UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021

UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021 – Apply Online For 30 Joint Secretary & Director Vacancy

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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released an official notification (UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021) for Lateral Recruitment of 30 Joint Secretary and Director level officer vacancy in different Ministries/ Departments with Headquarters at New Delhi on Contract Basis (On Deputation for officers of States/ UT Cadres, Public Sector Undertakings(PSUs), Autonomous Bodies, Statutory Organizations, Universities, Recognized Research Institutes) for a period of 3 years (Extendable to 5 years depending upon performance). Eligible & Interested candidates can apply online via the official website of UPSC.

Name Of The Posts: Joint Secretary & Director.

Total Number Of Posts: 30 Posts.

UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021 Details:

Post wise details for UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021 –

Joint Secretary

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Agriculture Cooperation and Farmers Welfare.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Micro Biology/ Agricultural Extension/ Agricultural Economics/ Agriculture Marketing/ Organic Farming/ Crop Science from a recognized University/ Institute.

Experience: At least fifteen years’ experience in any of the following fields:- (i) Agricultural Extension (ii) Soil Health and Nutrient Management (iii) Plantation (iv) Agricultural Census (v) Agricultural Marketing & Trade (vi) Agriculture Credits (vii) Crops Insurance (viii) Drought Management (ix)Horticulture Development (x) Farm Mechanization and Technology (xi) Natural Resource Management (xii) Seeds and Oilseeds (xiii) Plant Protection (xiv) Rainfed farming and Irrigation (xv)Crop Management (xvi)Organic Farming.

Job Description: Joint Secretary shall be responsible for policy formulation, implementation and administration of various programmes/ schemes/ projects etc. in the area of work assigned to him/her.

Joint Secretary

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Commerce.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Economics or Commerce or Business Economics or Foreign Trade from a recognized University or Institute, preferably with additional qualification in IT, Computer Science, Operational Research and Supply Chain management.”

Experience: At least 15 years of experience in:- (i) Managing cloud technology implementations at National level and (ii) Should have held Senior Project Manager/ System Architect/ CTO roles in previous employments for UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Job Description: Joint Secretary shall be responsible for policy formulation, implementation and administration of various programmes/ schemes/ projects etc. in the area of work assigned to him/her.

Joint Secretary

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Revenue.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree in Economics or Commerce or Finance or Business Administration or Professional Qualification in Chartered Accountancy, ICWA.

Experience: Fifteen years’ experience in any of the following fields:- (a) Income Tax (b) Customs / Gold Control (c) GST (All taxes which were prevailing before introduction of GST (d) Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (e) Financial Intelligence and Prevention of Money Laundering for UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Job Description: Joint Secretary (DoR) shall be responsible for policy formulation, implementation and administration of various programmes/ schemes/ projects etc. in the area of work assigned to him/her.

Director (Agriculture Marketing)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Agriculture.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree in Agriculture with specialization in Agricultural Economics or Agribusiness or Agriculture Marketing from a recognized University/ Institute.

Experience: At least 10 Years’ experience in the field of Agricultural Marketing including Agribusiness.

Desirable: Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)/ Master’s Degree in Business Administration from a recognized University/ Institute.

Job Description: Please visit the official notification (Post No. 4) for the job description related to UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Director (Aviation Management)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Ministry of Civil Aviation.

Educational Qualification: (i) B.E/B.Tech. from a recognized University/ Institute. OR (i) Bachelor’s Degree in Science from a recognized University/ Institute and (ii) Master’s Degree in Business Administration from a recognized University/ Institute.

Experience: Minimum 10 years experience in Aviation Sector.

Desirable: Experience in Information Technology/ Law/ Financial Management.

Job Description: Disposal of Government Business related to Aviation Sector.

Director (Agriculture Trade Specialties)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Commerce.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Agricultural Marketing or Economics or Foreign Trade or Commerce or Business Economics or Quantitative Methods/ Statistics from a recognized University or Institute.

Experience: Minimum 10 years experience in agriculture commodity export promotion/ overseas marketing strategy formulation and implementation work.

Job Description: Please visit the official notification (Post No. 6) for the job description related to UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Director (Exports Marketing)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Commerce.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Economics or Foreign Trade or Commerce or Business Economics or Quantitative Methods/ Statistics from a recognized University or Institute.

Experience: Minimum 10 years work experience in commodity/ services level export promotion/ overseas marketing strategy formulation and implementation work.

Job Description: Please visit the official notification (Post No. 7) for the job description related to UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Director (Foreign Trade Analyst)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Commerce.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Economics or Foreign Trade or Commerce or Business Economics or Quantitative Methods/Statistics from a recognized University or Institute.

Experience: Minimum 10 years experience in the areas of trade analysis and forecasting/ business/ market analysis/ study/ implementation of Central/ State Government regulations governing international trade.

Job Description: Please visit the official notification (Post No. 8) for the job description related to UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Director (Logistics)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Commerce.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Economics or Foreign Trade or Commerce or Business Economics or Operations Research /Quantitative Methods/ Statistics from a recognized University or Institute.

Experience: Minimum 10 years experience in any of the field of operations research modeling/ simulation work for logistics optimization, including in aspects like infrastructure/ transport mix optimization, seamless multimodal network development with integrated procedural and approvals mechanisms and monitoring instrumentation, Supply Chain Management and related strategy development implementation.

Job Description: Please visit the official notification (Post No. 9) for the job description related to UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Director (Logistics)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Food and Public Distribution.

Educational Qualification: B.E./ B.Tech. or Master’s Degree in Business Administration from a recognized University/ Institute.

Experience: Minimum 10 years of experience in logistics, especially movement of goods.

Desirable: Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Logistics Management/Supply Chain Management) from a recognized University/ Institute.

Job Description: Please visit the official notification (Post No. 10) for the job description related to UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Director (Warehouse Expertise)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Food and Public Distribution.

Educational Qualification: B.E./B.Tech or Master’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University/ Institute.

Experience: Minimum 10 years of experience in dealing with the warehousing in managerial capacity or handling of projects related to construction of godowns/ silos (10000 MT and above) for food grains and other commodities and multimodal logistics.

Desirable: i) Master’s Degree in Business Administration from a recognized University/ Institute. ii) Knowledge of International/ National practices in warehousing and issues related to the same and the latest technological developments in the sector like IT systems/ cold storage management/ supply chain management/ farm gate logistics in warehousing sector.

Job Description: Please visit the official notification (Post No. 11) for the job description related to UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Director (Edu Tech)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Higher Education.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree in Computer Application/ B.E./ B.Tech in Computer Science from any recognized University/ Institute.

Experience: 10 years of working experience out of which 5 years experience in design and development of virtual learning projects/platforms like MOOCs, Virtual Lab, Digital Library, robotics and related education technology products/solutions, facilitating AI (Artificial Intelligence) based personalized/adaptive learning, or some education technology company /organization.

Desirable: M.E./M.Tech in Computer Science from a recognized University/ Institute.

Job Description: Please visit the official notification (Post No. 12) for the job description related to UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Director (Edu Laws)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of School Education and Literacy.

Educational Qualification: i) Bachelor Degree in Law from a recognized University or Institute and ii) Registered in any State Bar Council/ Bar Council of India in terms of Advocate Act, 1961.

Experience: Minimum 10(Ten) years experience in the field of law; providing Legal Services in Educational Sector.

Desirable: Master’s Degree in Law from a recognized University/Institute for UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Job Description: (i) Giving holistic advice on legal matters. (ii) Monitoring and reviewing implementation of existing Acts and Rules in the Department to simplify them and make them more effective. (iii) Close liaison with Government counsels and Courts for all cases related to School Education across India. (iv) Any other related matters that might be directed by immediate supervisor from time to time.

Director (ICT Edu)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of School Education and Literacy.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree in Computer Application or B.E./ B.Tech from a recognized University/ Institute in the field of Education Technology, Information and Communication Technology(ICT), Computer science.

Experience: Minimum 10 years experience in any of the field of:- i) Education technology/ICT in education, distance education. (ii) Experience in ICT in education policy issues, national policy development. (iii) Experience in strategic planning, project management, implementation and monitoring in Education Sector.

Desirable: Post Graduate/ Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) from a recognized University/ Institute in the above subjects.

Job Description: Please visit the official notification (Post No. 14) for the job description related to UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Director (Media Management)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of School Education and Literacy.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree from a recognized University/Institute in the field of journalism, media, content writing, Business Administration in Media Management or minimum 02(two) year PG Diploma in above fields.

Experience: 10(Ten) years of experience in the field of media management/ content writing.

Desirable: Doctorate Degree in the related discipline mentioned above.

Job Description: Please visit the official notification (Post No. 15) for the job description related to UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Director (Banking)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Financial Services.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree from a recognized University/ Institute in any Discipline.

Experience: Minimum 10 years experience in Financial Sector with minimum 5 years experience in the field of credit system or payment and settlement systems.

Desirable: (i) Chartered Accountancy, (ii) Chartered Financial Analyst, (iii) Master in Business Administration.

Job Description: Please visit the official notification (Post No. 16) for the job description related to UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Director (Cyber Security in Financial Sector)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Economic Affairs.

Educational Qualification: B.E./B.Tech. in Computer Science/Information Technology from a recognized University/ Institute. OR Master’s Degree in Science (Computer Science/ Information Technology) from a recognized university/ institute. OR Master’s Degree in Computer Application from a recognized university/ institute.

Experience: At least 10 years of experience in cyber/ information security/ Project Management roles in Financial Sector.

Desirable: i) Experience in cyber/information security in financial sector. ii) Certification in Cyber Security from any of the following: a) Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). b) Certified information systems security professional (CISSP).

Job Description: Please visit the official notification (Post No. 17) for the job description related to UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Director (Digital Economy and Fin Tech)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Economic Affairs.

Educational Qualification: B.E./ B.Tech. in Electrical/ Electronics/ Computer Science/ Mechanical or Master’s Degree in Computer Application from a recognized University/ Institute.

Experience: 10 years’ experience in Finance Sector out of which atleast 5 years’ experience in FinTech Companies/ Fin Tech functions of Banks/ Financial Institutions or Regulators for UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Desirable: i) Master’s Degree in Business Administration from a recognized University/ Institute. (ii) At least two years’ experience of working with an international organization working in the area of Fin Tech.

Job Description: i) Close monitoring of national and global digital economy and fintech landscape, including measurement of Digital Economy. ii) Identifying policy interventions, facilitating and monitoring investments for the Digital Economy, including Fin Tech. iii) Identifying digital infrastructure gaps, financing deficits policy interventions to overcome gaps, measuring progress. iv) Raise and pursue Digital Economy issues of interest to India in Multilateral and Bilateral Forums to grow India’s contribution, including cross-border payments and remittances.

Director (Financial Market)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Economic Affairs.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree in Economics/ Finance/ Business Administration from a recognized University or Institute.

Experience: At least 10 years of experience in financial markets. DESIRABLE: (i) Bachelor Degree in Law recognized University/ Institute; (ii) Doctoral Degree in Finance/ Economics from recognized University/ Institute.

Job Description: Please visit the official notification (Post No. 19) for the job description related to UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Director (Insurance)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Financial Services.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree from a recognized University/ Institute in any field.

Experience: Minimum 10 years experience in insurance sector with minimum 5 years experience in the field of insurance companies and entities regulated by IRDAI, Regulator, Academic Institutions in Specialized fields of : Legal/ Administration/ HR/ Consumer Affairs/ Compliance/ Financial & Investment/ Business Strategy.

Desirable: (i). Bachelor Degree from a recognized university in Law. (ii). Master Degree in Business Administration/ Insurance/ Actuarial Science for UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Job Description: (i). Analysis of developments in Insurance Sector keeping in view the government policy and market requirements for further policy support to Public Sector Insurance Companies (PSICs); (ii). All matter related to reforms and formulation of legislation in Insurance Sector; (iii). Review the performance of Public Sector Insurance Companies and also the performance of GOI sponsored/ supported schemes/ social security schemes in insurance. (iv). Governance aspects relating to the IRDAI and Public Sector Insurance Companies; (v) Matters relating to innovation in Insurance Industries.

Director (Maternal Health Issues)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree from a recognized University/ Institute. (B)

Experience: Minimum 10 years of experience in supervisory roles in Govt. health schemes/ projects of health sector.

Job Description: Please visit the official notification (Post No. 21) for the job description related to UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Director (Finance)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree in Commerce/ Economics/ Maths/ Business Administration from a recognized University/Institute.

Experience: Minimum 10 years of experience in the area of analysis of financial reporting/ budgeting in financial software and reporting system/financial and logistics management.

Job Description: Please visit the official notification (Post No. 22) for the job description related to UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Director (Water Management)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Water Resources.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree from a recognized University/ Institute with specialization in any of the fields of water resources management, hydrology, water governance, environmental & climate policy and science.

Experience: At least 10 years experience in any of the following: (i) Public policy in water resources sector. (ii) Executing interdisciplinary projects/programs in water resource management. (iii) Government schemes and programs in water management.

Job Description: Please visit the official notification (Post No. 23) for the job description related to UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Director (Arbitration and Conciliation Laws)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Legal Affairs.

Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Law of a recognized University/ Institute.

Experience: At least 10 years experience in the field of Arbitration and Conciliation Laws for UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Desirable: Master’s Degree in Law/PG Diploma in Corporate Laws from a recognized
University/ Institute.

Job Description: (i) Give advice on all matters referred by the various Ministries/ Departments of the Government of India. (ii) To look after Government litigation work. (iii) To conduct court cases and to appear in courts on behalf of the Central Government, wherever required and to perform administrative and other works as may be assigned.

Director (Cyber Laws)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Legal Affairs.

Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Law of a recognized University/ Institute.

Experience: At least 10 years experience in the field of Cyber Laws for UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Desirable: Master’s Degree in Law/PG Diploma in Cyber Laws from a recognized University/ Institute.

Job Description: (i) Give advice on all matters referred by the various Ministries/ Departments of the Government of India.(ii) To look after Government litigation work. (iii) To conduct court cases and to appear in courts on behalf of the Central Government, wherever required and to perform administrative and other works as may be assigned.

Director (Finance Sector Laws)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Legal Affairs.

Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Law of a recognized University/ Institute.

Experience: At least 10 years experience in the field of Finance Sector Laws for UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Desirable: Master’s Degree in Law/ CA/ ICWA/ CS from a recognized University/Institute.

Job Description: (i) Give advice on all matters referred by the various Ministries/ Departments of the Government of India. (ii) To look after Government litigation work. (iii) To conduct court cases and to appear in courts on behalf of the Central Government, wherever required and to perform administrative and other works as may be assigned.

Director (International Laws)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Legal Affairs.

Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Law of a recognized University/ Institute.

Experience: At least 10 years experience in the field of International Laws for UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Desirable: Master’s Degree in Law from a recognized University/ Institute.

Job Description: (i) Give advice on all matters referred by the various Ministries/ Departments of the Government of India. (ii) To look after Government litigation work. (iii) To conduct court cases and to appear in courts on behalf of the Central Government, wherever required and to perform administrative and other works as may be assigned.

Director (Judicial Reforms)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Department of Justice.

Educational Qualification: (i). Bachelor’s Degree in Law; and (ii) Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Post Graduate Degree in Development Studies (Public Policy) from a recognized University/ Institute.

Experience: At least ten years experience in the field of legal research/ policy analysis/ project monitoring and evaluation/ teaching experience in recognized University/ Institute.

Desirable: Master’s Degree in Law from a recognized University/ Institute for UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Job Description: (i) Monitoring of commercial courts functioning, judicial reforms strategies and e-modernization of legal sector. (ii) Monitoring and evaluation of the performance of courts’ system in enforcement of contract regime. (iii) Analysis of commercial courts statistics and data. (iv) Handle subject matters relating to strategy for judicial reforms, improvement in justice delivery system and ICT involvement in legal sector.

Director (New Technology for Highway Development)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

Educational Qualification: B.E./B.Tech. in Civil Engineering from any recognized University/ Institute.

Experience: At least 10 years experience in designing/preparation of DPRs in Highways Sector involving more than Rs.100 cr. Each for at least 2 projects. OR 10 years of experience in highways sector with minimum of 4 years experience in highways research directly or coordination/ association with research/ academic institutes on highway sector.

Desirable: Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/ Institute for UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Job Description: (i) Identification of new material and technologies for planning, designing, construction, maintenance and operation of National Highways so as to accelerate the construction, and to provide the cost effective and durable facility. (ii) Use of technology to promote locally available market. (iii) Use of technology to monitoring the performance durability and rating of National Highways. (iv) Association/ Coordination with various research and academic institutions so as to facilitate new research and development in the country. (v) Preparation of Standards and Specification for various materials/items to be used for construction of National Highways.

Director (Innovation in Education Entrepreneurship)

Total Number Of Post: 01 (UR) Post.

Department: Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship.

Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University/ Institute.

Experience: At least 10 years’ experience in any field out of which Minimum three years experience should be in training & education institute/ corporate academy/ corporate learning & development function/ professional education academy of repute/ business incubators/ handling government schemes/programs in skill development and entrepreneurship. OR 10 years experience in NGO’s registered in Centre/ State/ UTs in the area of entrepreneurship.

Desirable: (i) Experience in learning methodology, learning facilitation, adult learning curriculum development, developing training plans, assessments & certifications, instructional design. (ii) Experience in areas of entrepreneurship development training. (iii) Experience in mass implementation of learning development initiatives, developing skill building initiatives for mass/grass root level impact. (iv) Experience in planning and development of MOOCs/ e-learning platform.

Job Description: Please visit the official notification (Post No. 30) for the job description related to UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Eligibility Criteria For UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021:

Age Limit: The minimum and maximum age limit for the Joint Secretary level post are 40 and 55 years respectively and the minimum and maximum age limit for the Director level post are 35 and 45 years respectively.

Nationality: A Candidate must be an Indian National.

Other Eligibility Criteria: As per mentioned below for UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021 –

  1. Officers of any State/UT Government who are already working at equivalent level or are eligible for appointment to equivalent level in their cadre, with relevant experience.
  2. Individuals working at comparable levels in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), Autonomous Bodies, Statutory Organizations, Universities, Recognized Research Institutes.
  3. Individuals working at comparable levels in Private Sector Companies, Consultancy Organizations, International/Multinational Organisations.

NOTE: Central Government employees are not eligible to apply for UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021.

Pay Scale Of UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021:

  • Joint Secretary Level: Pay will be fixed at the minimum of Pay Level-14 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC (approximate gross salary would be around Rs. 2,21,000/- including DA, Tpt A & HRA in present level).
  • Director Level: Pay will be fixed at the minimum of Pay Level-13 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC (approximate gross salary would be around Rs. 1,82,000/- including DA, Tpt A & HRA in present level).

Application Fees For UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021:

₹25/- to be paid cash/online at SBI and No fee for SC/ST/PH/Women candidates.

How To Apply For UPSC Lateral Recruitment 2021:

Candidates must apply online through the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in.
Applications received through any other mode would not be accepted and summarily rejected.

For more information please visit the official Website/ Notification given below.

Important Dates:

Starting Date: 05 February 2021

Last Date: 22 March 2021

Important Links:

Official Website: Click Here

Official Notification: Click Here

Apply Online: Click Here

 


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